We often get asked how to get a professional painted finish on wood furniture. Our answer often surprises people: a good cleaning! Cleaning wood furniture before you start painting is THE most important step to get a durable painted finish. Below we share with you the best way to get clean furniture before painting.
Painted French Provincial Furniture inspiration
One of my absolute favorite styles of vintage furniture to refinish is French Provincial Furniture. I’m not talking about the 17th and 18th century furniture made in France, but rather the imitation pieces that were very popular in North America in the 60s, 70s and into the 80s. Painted French Provincial Furniture can look so fresh and modern while maintaining…
How to make drawers slide easier!
Fixing up vintage furniture is one of our favorite things to do! Over the years, one of the most common DIY fixes we’ve done is make sticky wooden drawers slide easier. It’s such a common issue with older furniture that the first thing prospective buyers often ask is whether the drawers slide smoothly. If you’ve come across this problem, we’ve…
The best collection of DIY boho painted furniture!
Boho style is enjoying quite the comeback at the moment. It is no surprise this trend can also be spotted among some of our favorite furniture artists. We’ve compiled our top five favorite DIY boho painted furniture ideas to inspire you to try this style in your own home.